# Ex.8.2 Q8 Comparing Quantities Solution - NCERT Maths Class 8

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## Question

The price of a TV is \(\rm{Rs}\, 13,000\). The sales tax charged on it is at the rate of \(12\%\). Find the amount that Vinod will have to pay if he buys it.

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Comparing Quantities

Ex 8.2 | Question 8

## Text Solution

**What is known?**

Price of the TV \(= \rm{Rs}\, 13,000\)

Sales tax on the TV \(= 12\%\)

**What is Unknown?**

Amount Vinod will have to pay if he buys the TV

**Reasoning:**

Amount Vinod has to pay to buy \(= 13,000 + 12\%\) of \(13,000\)

**Steps:**

Sales Tax Amount

\(\begin{align}= \frac{{{12}}}{{{100}}} \times{13000} = \rm{Rs}\, 1560\end{align}\)

Amount Vinod has to pay to buy \(= 13,000 + 1560 = \rm{Rs}\, 14,560\)